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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' South, Longitude: 129° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.95 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.14 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.4"968.31 miwest0° 09' 39.2"11.06 minorth968.71 mi
24 hours12° 54' 17.9"865.16 mieast4° 09' 15.7"285.57 minorth917.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSun 3:36 PM259 km161 miles140 nmNortheast NE
SuaiSun 3:06 PM705 km438 miles380 nmNorthwest NW
SameSun 3:06 PM707 km439 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauSun 3:06 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 3:06 PM752 km468 miles406 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangSun 2:06 PM772 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
Tennant CreekSun 3:36 PM789 km490 miles426 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSun 3:36 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KendariSun 2:06 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 2:06 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmNorthwest NW
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